diesel fuel filter

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My Name: allanmc

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2004 (04)
Engine Size: 1.4 (8v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 50
Trim Level: Rhythm
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: Yes
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Hi I tried to change the diesel filter on me c3 hdi 8 valve after taking off the pipes and the screw which holds the housing on couldn't get the housing out so gave up put the pipes back on and the screw pressed the bulb a few times engine started the stopped pressed the bulb a few more times still it wont start can you help please
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
Engine Size: 1.4 i
Fuel Type: Petrol
Mileage: 79984
Trim Level: VTR+
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)
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Hello annanmc
pressed the bulb a few more times still it wont start
keep squeezing till the bulb stiffens, you can feel the difference when is fully primed.

allanmc wrote:I tried to change the diesel filter on me c3 hdi 8 valve after taking off the pipes and the screw which holds the housing on couldn't get the housing out so gave up
Tips for replacing the fuel filter 8v and 16v: https://citroenc3owners.com/diesel-citro ... -t102.html
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